Veterans benefits (61 - 70 of 79 items)
VA Health Care: Allocation Changes Would Better Align Resources with Workload
GAO-02-338: Published: Feb 28, 2002. Publicly Released: Feb 28, 2002.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) spent $21 billion in fiscal year 2001 to treat 3.8 million veterans--most of whom had service-connected disabilities or low incomes. Since 1997, VA has used the Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation (VERA) system to allocate most of its medical care appropriation. GAO found that VERA has had a substantial impact on network resource allocations and workloads...
Veterans Affairs: Status of Achieving Key Outcomes and Addressing Major Management Challenges
GAO-01-752: Published: Jun 15, 2001. Publicly Released: Jul 16, 2001.
This report reviews the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) fiscal year 2000 performance report and fiscal year 2002 performance plan required by the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 to assess VA's process in achieving selected key outcomes that are important to its mission. VA reported making mixed progress towards achieving its key outcomes. For example, VA reported that it made go...
The Veterans Benefits Administration: Clarifying Information on Implementing the Results Act Performance Requirements
HEHS-98-149R: Published: Apr 17, 1998. Publicly Released: Apr 17, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided follow-up information on the Veterans Benefits Administration's (VBA) implementation of the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993.GAO noted that: (1) federal agencies' planning efforts in implementing the Results Act are still very much a work in progress; (2) GAO is continuing to assess federal agencies' implementation of the Results Act...
Consumer-Directed Personal Care Programs: Department of Veterans Affairs and Medicaid Experience
HEHS-98-50R: Published: Jan 16, 1998. Publicly Released: Jan 16, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) Aid and Attendance (A&A) program as well as selected state Medicaid programs that permit consumers to hire their own personal care attendants, focusing on whether: (1) the government might be paying twice for persons in nursing homes who also received A&A benefits; (2) there are any existing public programs...
The Results Act: Observations on VA's June 1997 Draft Strategic Plan
HEHS-97-174R: Published: Jul 11, 1997. Publicly Released: Aug 5, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the draft strategic plan submitted by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as required by the Government Performance and Results Act, focusing on: (1) VA's compliance with the Results Act's requirements and the draft plan's overall quality; (2) how well the draft plan addresses VA's statutory responsibilities; (3) how well the plan identifies cr...
VA Housing Loan Program
RCED-93-129R: Published: Mar 29, 1993. Publicly Released: Apr 9, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed an independent report on the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) Home Loan Guaranty Program, focusing on whether the: (1) report's recommendations were supported by sufficient evidence; and (2) report contained factual errors or analytical weaknesses. GAO found that: (1) the report did not adequately support 6 of the 7 recommendations with suffici...
Agent Orange: VA Needs To Further Improve Its Examination and Registry Program
HRD-86-7: Published: Jan 14, 1986. Publicly Released: Feb 14, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Veterans Administration's (VA) Agent Orange examination program to determine: (1) how promptly VA examined veterans; (2) whether VA was formally notifying veterans of examination results; and (3) how reliable and complete the Agent Orange registry was.GAO found that: (1) veterans scheduled for appointments in the summer of 1984 had to wait a...
Administrative Costs Charged Against the Servicemen's Group Life Insurance Program
089448: Apr 07, 1969
No summary is currently available...
Survey of VA's Educational Goals and Objectives for Program Measurement
090193: Jun 30, 1978
No summary is currently available...